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Phrygian cadence


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  • n. A type of imperfect cadence frequently found in Baroque compositions. The gesture consists of a IV6-V final cadence in the minor mode at the end of a slow movement or slow introduction. It implies that a fast movement is to follow without pause, generally in the same key.


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